07 April, 2015

Episode 220: When life gives you stress, make lemons!


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Show notes are located at www.thehighfiberdiet.blogspot.com

 

 

Episode 220-

Happy Easter

Weigh in:

Finished:

Sheep ornament

Frogged:

Currently working on:

Sarge's steel topper. Cascade220. - not touched

Brown ragg socks

Fruit stripe socks

Purl the rainbow socks

Sock yarn granny

USA blanket-not touched

Lupo the lamb- wolf in sheep's clothing

Grocery shopping:

Bomb pop- uniquely yours!

Alpaca socks- wonder why farms

Berry blast- north cabin fiber crafts

Fat quarters

Zippers- notions

Firefly and Serenity

Exercise: SPINNING!

FiberNymph- bobbin finished- resting

Pink merino- 4 oz of 8 oz spun

Double drive vs single drive

At the table- fabric crafts

Sewing!

16 bags given away

Learning zippers

Crafty class

Grill Sgt

Appetizers:

Craft yarn council - Stitch away Stress April

www.craftyarncouncil.com

http://www.stitchlinks.com/

http://www.craftyarncouncil.com/health - lemon patterns and link to video

Pot luck:

Check the Ravelry group projects

Side dish:

Off the cane!

Craft day

Cars

College

Dyeing hair-Dyeing fiber: the experiment!

Started David Eddings  Belgarid series again. Belgarath and Polgara now on Pawn of prophecy.

Latest Chronicles of Nick book.

On the forum:

Rainbow running mitts give away. - designer Heather Kinne- drawing

Hip to be Square- drawing

Mittens and dishcloths- on going

On the menu

Knittin' in the Mitten  2015

Contact me if you are attending and would like a spot to vend.

Gadget corner-

 

YouTube tutorials 


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15 March, 2015

Episode 219: Zulu


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Weigh in:

Finished:

Owligan by Kate Davies in Woolease thick n quick in snapdragon

Socks- hand dyed self-striping. Short row heel

Socks- csm , live long and prosper and oink pigment

Frogged: 10 stitch blanket- retreat samples and leftover skeins

Currently working on:

Sarge's steel topper. Cascade220.

Brown ragg socks

Sock yarn granny

USA blanket- finished- Virginia, liberty bell, star, California.

Grocery shopping:

 Buttons- Blumenthal Lansing

TeeSpring tee

Lemonade Shop

Ply magazine

Fat quarters

Exercise: SPINNING!

None

At the table- fabric crafts

Kitchen rug on rug loom

Sewing bag to hold my sewing gadgets

Appetizers:

Wooly Trot 5k

Pot luck:

Check the Ravelry group projects

Side dish:

Time change

Outlander- thanks to Amazon!

The Scot and the Sassanach - seminar on book 

Going back to school

carfax.com app

Pinterest sucked me in!

Shabby chic bedroom makeover

Grey, terra cotta, white

Headboard

Duvet covers & Curtains out of sheets

Bench for foot of bed- thrift store search

On the forum:

Rainbow running mitts give away. - designer Heather Kinne

Miranda KAL- off sticky but ongoing

Hip to be Square

Mittens and dishcloths

On the menu

Knit/spin day - March 28th

Knittin' in the Mitten  2015

Contact me if you are attending and would like a spot to vend.

Gadget corner-

 

Crochet hooks from Sparkling Pumpkin on Etsy


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26 February, 2015

Episode 218: Retail Therapy


Show notes can be found at www.thehighfiberdiet.blogspot.com

As always, Thank you for listening!

Episode 218:

Weigh in:

Finished:

Cozy cuffed mitts in handspun

Frogged:

NYCO- miranda kal- Yarn Hollow Aran

Currently working on:

10 stitch blanket- retreat samples and leftover skeins

Sarge's steel topper. Cascade220.

Sheep heid- not the right yarn- need to practice my colorwork

Socks- hand dyed self striping. Short row heel, needles...

Grocery shopping:

 Woolease thick n quick- snapdragon, Owligan-US 11, 13

Brother XL-2600i

Folding table

Style arc patterns

Sparkling pumpkin- snips, crochet hooks, locking stitch markers, digital row counter

Fishing books- circular needle organizer

Exercise: SPINNING!

None

At the table- fabric crafts

Kitchen rug on rug loom.

Sewing

Dpn roll

Project bags

20 crafting related tees- blanket?

Learning I need:

Cutting mat at least 18x24"

Pattern weights

Clips

More practice!

Appetizers:

Craftsy- sewing machine basics

Pot luck:

Check the Ravelry group projects

Side dish:

Cold! - cabin fever

simplify2015- totes and bags of clothes going to thrift store

New mattress set!

Pick up the mic or camera if you have something to say.

Podcast I couldnt remember: Ermine Matters- check it out!

On the forum:

Rainbow running mitts give away. Designer: Heather Kinne

Miranda KAL

Hip to be Square

Mittens and dishcloths

On the menu

Knit/spin day - March 28th

Knittin' in the Mitten  2015

Gadget corner-

 

The Yarn It! - review


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13 February, 2015

Episode 217: Loverly Ramblings


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Episode 217
Weigh in:
Finished:
Knit picks tweed socks
Frogged:
Saddle shoulder sweater in lion brand fisherman's wool
Red rock canyon socks
Hat
Currently working on:
NYCO- miranda kal- Yarn Hollow Aran
10 stitch blanket- retreat samples and leftover skeins
Sock- opal 6ply- knit and frogged- too big. Casting on with less stitches.
Sarge's steel topper. Finally measured for sleeves. Cascade220.
Cozy cuffed mitts in handspun
Kitchen rug on rug loom.
Future project: owligan- by Kate Davis - bulky wool. Spin or buy yarn?
Designing:
Bond falls- new pattern being test knits. Recipe, any weight yarn.
Lady Pol- shawl out of Highland Handmades fingering wool
Exercise: SPINNING!
Cormo- wool gathering- hand dyed - cable plied 180 yds bouncy
Appetizers:yay electronics!
Cooperative press- specials
Knowledgeable Knitter's Kindle edition only $2.99
Craftsy- lace shawl design
Pot luck:
Check the Ravelry group projects
In the kitchen:
Side dish
Month of love:
Our anniversary
Valentine's Day
Wacky jax-
Chronicles of Nick
Blood oranges and tangerines
Simplify 2015:
Accordion cup holders
Clean appliances work better
Washer and dryer, dishwasher, coffee maker, grinder, vacuum
Plastics cabinet
On the forum:
Knittin' in the Mitten  2015
roommate list is up
Planning for classes
Please get your questionnaire in by email
On the menu
Knit/spin day - March 28th
Yarn con- April 18-19 (maybe)
Fiber at the castle- July 24-26th
Stitches Midwest -August 6-9 (maybe)
Michigan fiber festival August 14-16
Gadget corner-

Yarn it! http://www.theyarnit.com
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27 January, 2015

Episode 216: All About the Food


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Episode 216: All About the Food

Weigh in:

Finished:

Sugarloaf-vintage Dk held double. Teal, lt. Gray, Dk. Grey

Currently working on:

NYCO- miranda kal- Y

Yarn Hollow Aran- changes

10 stitch blanket- changes- retreat samples and leftover skeins

Exercise: SPINNING!

Spin the wall- 12 spinning projects for the year.

Cormo- wool gathering- hand dyed

Appetizers:

Darn it! - When to Oh Darn. How to Darn.

Pot luck:

On the group

In the kitchen:

Brown gravy mix

http://myamericanconfessions.blogspot.com/2012/06/thursday-diy-brown-gravy-packet.html

 

5 minute egg noodles

http://reallifedinner.com/five-minute-homemade-egg-noodle-recipe-step-by-step-pictures-and-instructions/

 

Orange cupcakes

http://www.cookingclassy.com/2012/12/orange-creamsicle-cupcakes/

 

El Pato sauce fajitas

Sliced meat- brown in pan with little oil

Add cumin and garlic

Sliced tri colored bell pepper

Sliced onion

Add to fry pan

El Pato sauce

Reduce heat- cook 15 minutes

Serve on tortillas with sliced tomatoes, salsa, lettuce and Monterey Jack cheese.

 

Cranberry jam

2 lb bag cranberries

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup Apple juice

Boil until cranberries pop. Boil 5 more minutes. Set to cool. Makes 2 cups.

 

Potato soup

 6 or 7 quarters potatoes in my crock pot, add one cup of heavy whipping cream, 1/2 cup of sour cream, 1/3 cup of flour, some salt and pepper (just pinches), and one whole small yellow onion

Crockpot 4-5 hours on high

Use a potato masher. Leaving chunky

top with bacon, cheese, sour cream and chives

 

Side dish:

Flu bug

Organizing and filing

Monthly bill organizer

Kitchen drawers

The science of simplicity

http://elitedaily.com/money/science-simplicity-successful-people-wear-thing-every-day/849141/

On the forum:

Knittin' in the Mitten  2015 -deposit due by Feb. 1st

On the menu

Knit/spin day in March 28th

Gadget corner-

Use what you have!

Sharpening scissors- cut tin foil or sandpaper

 

Drying slouch hats over the bottom of vinegar jugs


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15 January, 2015

Episode 215: Overwhelmed? Simplify!


Episode 215 - 2015 year of the sheep

Show notes are located at www.thehighfiberdiet.blogspot.com

January is overwhelming!

Weigh in:

Finished:

Felted clogs- Malabrigo in Paris Nights

Love Rug - perfect for a centerpiece on the table.

Currently working on:

NYCO- miranda kal- yarn Hollow Aran- changes

Sugarloaf-vintage Dk held double. Teal, lt. Gray, Dk. Grey

Finish or frog it!!

Frogged:

Hitofude

Rocky coast cardigan

Vodka lemonade

Untitled bag

More to come!

Finish:

6 pairs of socks

Sarge's sweater

Knit Swirl

Rams and yowes- pillow maybe

Boot toppers

Quiescent

Red cedar

 Exercise:spinning

CJ Kopec Creations- Dr Jones BFL 280 yds 2 ply-Dk

Nunoco- 100g + 100g pink merino- 410 yds 2ply- WW

Turtle made Turkish - 2 rolags from

Spinning yarn out in your washer

Appetizers:

VAT issues

Designing- recipe instead of standard pattern

Pot luck:

Dishcloths for Church Kitchen 2014

Jen is going Through the Woods

Belmont boot cuffs

Side dish:

Theme for the year- Simplify!

Cleaning, organizing, purging, reducing!

Book: the life- changing magic of tidying up by Marie Kondo

Mini skeins/ samples- scrap blanket of some kind?

Kindle 1sts- Amazon Prime-books free!!

Watching:

Marco Polo

The librarians

State of Affairs

Downton Abbey

On the forum:

Hip to be square drawing- wooliegirl!!

Hip2Bsquare- squared the kal continues!

Pif/RAK drawing-#17 largeprintknit

Knittin' in the Mitten  2015 - we are full- deposit due by Feb. 1st

On the menu

Knit/spin day in March?

Gadget corner-

 

Recipe book holder for propping my iPad. 

 

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27 December, 2014

Episode 214: Hooker by Day


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Show notes are available at www.thehighfiberdiet.blogspot.com All information about projects talked about on the cast can be found on Coggietm's page on Ravelry.

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Episode 214: Hooker by Day

Weigh in:

Finished:

Elven cloche- Skacel Devine

Offhand gloves- sheep Dreamery

Double kick boot cuffs- Woolease

Happypotamus- Caron one pound

Robot- Caron one pound

Spartan hat- Caron one pound and Wool of the Andes

Viking hat- Caron one pound

Currently working on:

Felted clogs- Malabrigo in Paris Nights

Grill sgt: expanding

Grocery Shopping:

Stashswap2014

Appetizers:

Craftsy class: Knit to flatter

Entree:

Fresh start for 2015,

Finish or frog? Need to find my needles!

Cleaning the craft room!

Side dish:

House heater issue/repair

Sold Roo

Watching:

Agents of Shield, Heroes, youtube

Done with pt

BS numbers are good

On the Forum:

NYCO: Miranda

Hip2bsquare

Pay it forward/RAK-

On the menu

New Years

St. Distaff day- January 6th

Knittin'in the Mitten 2015:

Gadget corner-

 

Misto $10


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